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Brewed by Blue Sky Brewery
Style: Pale Lager
Cairns, Australia

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.54   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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So good you have to FNQ for it. Naturally brewed with fresh floral hop aromas, the colour is quite pale, with a crisp and clean flavour.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
gam (3163) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 26, 2011
Golden pour medium head aromas floral light grain flavour soapy taste not much bitter a sweet lager short tasting finish sweet malt soapy short on flavour not too bad

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mkel07 (3027) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2011
330ml bottle. Clear and bright amber colour with an even layer of delicate white foam. Cereal grain aromas reminiscent of most pale lagers. Medium body with barely a ripple of bitterness. Light on the palate with not a lot to offer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUN 28, 2009
Had this one during my holiday in Australia april/may 2009. Golden colored. Floral aroma. Crisp, carbonated flavor. Bad.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2009
Pours gold with white head. Good balance between the malt and the hops. Easy to drink, not pale lager is not the most exciting of beers.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Maris (955) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - OCT 9, 2012
From a 330ml bottle on 10/10/2012. Pours a clear yellow with a small head. Has a slight malty, grassy, grainy aroma. Flavour wise, it has a bit of Euro lager character to it, with some bready and grassy malt, and some mild hop action. Not the worst pale lager out there, but entirely unremarkable and quite dull.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
floydian1 (898) - FNQ, Australia, - DEC 9, 2008
FNQ lager is one of 3 beers that are bottled for home consumption by the Blue Sky microbrewery at the moment. It is mainstream Australian style lager. It pours bright yellow with a dissipating white head. Nose of subtle floral hops with a hint of fresh sea air. Flavour is typical sweet malt with a mild lingering nasal bitterness to the finish. Medium-thin bodied. A refreshing and easily sessionable lager for the tropics.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
KeefOz (837) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2013
BB 14-12-13. Poured a clear pale gold colour with a two-finger white foamy head that collapsed quickly and left a few suds as lace. Medium carbonation with small bubbles. Aroma of malt or musty grain. Taste slightly of sweet malt and no real bitterness. Light body bordering on watery. Smooth, soft, light finish. Pretty ordinary.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jdpeebs (687) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 29, 2012
330ml bottle- nice golden colour. Slight hop aroma. Nice malt taste. An enjoyable beer.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
DeliriumT (354) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - OCT 26, 2012
Very strawlike aroma. Refreshing bitterness when served cold like all Australian lagers. Quite boring, but good as a session beer.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
blackbock (110) - Shoalhaven NSW, AUSTRALIA - OCT 2, 2012
Bottle. Possibly the most watery beer ever made. Understandable in the FNQ climate. Nothing objectionable, but no taste either.


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